New mobile startup announces software partner for upcoming flagship
Press releaseJanuary 7th 2014. Pete Lau, CEO of OnePlus, and Steve Kondik, CTO of Cyanogen, have announced the official partnership of OnePlus and Cyanogen Inc. for OnePlus’ flagship device. The CyanogenMod team will develop a customized software experience with specially designed features and exciting new elements debuting on the first OnePlus phone.
OnePlus and Cyanogen Inc. will collaborate on both hardware and software to create what will be the first commercial CyanogenMod product. Combining a yet to be unveiled version of CyanogenMod with the latest and highest end hardware, the flagship OnePlus phone is poised to provide a fast, secure and beautiful device for Android users.
“What’s coming is one of the most popular mobile operating systems specifically developed for the best hardware, with a unique twist,” said Lau.
“The smartphone industry is ripe for disruption, and 2014 should prove to be a huge year for the future of the market.”
“Upon hearing Pete’s vision for OnePlus, it was clear we had found the right partner,” said Kondik.
“By combining our software expertise with Pete’s background in hardware and design, we’ll develop a phone that will exceed both of our expectations.”
OnePlus was founded to create devices that combine performance with premium quality and sleek design. The debut OnePlus device, the OnePlus One, is expected in the first half of 2014. The phone will launch in select markets and expand to more global availability.
OnePlus is a technology startup committed to bringing the best possible technology to users around the world. Created around the mantra, “Never Settle”, OnePlus creates exquisitely designed devices with premium build quality high performance hardware.